Bridgeport is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 2,434 people and just one neighborhood, Bridgeport is the 175th largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Bridgeport, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 56.43% of Bridgeport’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Bridgeport is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bridgeport who work in farm management occupations (46.74%), office and administrative support (9.31%) and maintenance occupations (7.20%).
Another important characteristic of Bridgeport is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.86% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
As is often the case in a small city, Bridgeport doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.